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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RTS 2650 - Spirituality of Running

Credits: 4
This course investigates ways in which running can be used as a spiritual exercise. Students will examine the nature of spirituality in a variety of religions and cultures throughout history, and discover how running has been and can be used. Themes will include the existence of God and the nature of sanctuary, prayer, meditation, sacrament, and pilgrimage. Finally, students are encouraged to explore their own experience of running to see how this can assist them in becoming more authentic persons and how running can enhance their experience of the world around them, and of God.
Prerequisite(s): The prospective student must demonstrate that he/she is a serious runner, and obtain permission of instructor.
Fulfills: Second institutional requirement in religious and theological studies. X in LS Core.